Facilities

St Louis Infant School strives to provide an educational environment which is suitable for the education of young children. Over the years, successive Boards of Management have undertaken programmes of maintenance and upgrade to ensure that pupils are educated in a clean, comfortable school environment.

facilities

assembly hall/PE hall
this is used for physical education lessons, assemblies and concerts.

purpose built playground & yard equipment
the millennium playground was developed in 2001 in order to provide play equipment which will enable children to develop gross motor skills such as climbing and to provide an enjoyable physical recreation space

equipment and resources for all subject areas
a wide range of up-to-date equipment and resources, e.g. Jaggo Blocks, toy, to support the implementation of the Aistear programme (a play-based learning programme)

science equipment
there is at large range of equipment to support the curriculum

music equipment
pupils explore music through use of percussion instruments

IT facilities

Each classroom in St Louis Infant School has an interactive whiteboard and digital projector, which are used as teaching and learning tools and which enhance the child’s learning experience. The school has also invested in iPads which are used by each class as a learning tool. Children develop numeracy and literacy skills through the use of educational apps and engage in online activities in the subject areas of Science.

music and art

Modern ICT equipment is used in conjunction with more traditional methods of learning which are play-based and child-centred and which involve the use of concrete and experiential material.
The school has Wi—Fi throughout the building. The school has an Acceptable User Policy and this, coupled with content filtering provided by the PDST (Professional Development Services for Teacher), safeguards the children’s use of the internet.